The divisional police station in Nsukwa, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has been set ablaze by gunmen.
The Divisional Police Officer and two sergeants were set ablaze by the hoodlums.
Tribune Online gathered that the attackers stormed the station at about 2 am on Sunday, shooting sporadically to ward off any challengers.
Some of the locals confirmed that it was the intense shooting that woke them up from sleep.
“Everybody was afraid following the shooting, it was later we heard that the police station was attacked,” a resident in the agrarian community said.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the attack, adding that investigation was being intensified.
YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THESE HEADLINES FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNE
In spite of the huge investment in the water sector by the government and international organisations, water scarcity has grown to become a perennial nightmare for residents of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. This report x-rays the lives and experiences of residents in getting clean, potable and affordable water amidst the surge of COVID-19 cases in the state.
The Lagos-Ibadan railway was inaugurated recently for a full paid operation by the Nigerian Railway Corporation after about a year of free test-run. Our reporter joined the train to and fro Lagos from Ibadan and tells his experience in this report…
The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the killings at Lekki Toll Gate, on Saturday resumed viewing of the 24hrs footage of the October 20, 2020 shooting of #EndSARS protesters by personnel of the Nigerian Army…
| gunmen burn police station in Delta | gunmen burn police station in Delta | gunmen burn police station in Delta | gunmen burn police station in Delta |